AKARI - pattern - pdf -
AKARI is worked semlessly from the top down, completely on the wrong side to avoid purl stitches. The neckline is shaped by using the german short rows technique, the sleeves with raglan increases. For a soft A-line, a few stitches are added to the lower part of the body. The hem is divided on both sides.
The sample shown is worked with BC GARN HAMELTON TWEED 1, 50 g 100 m, Hamelton Tweed 1 is a beautiful, classic tweed yarn in a luxurious quality.
XS 880 m / 960 yds S 940 m / 1020 yds M1 1040 m / 1140 yds
M2 1100 m / 1200 yds L 1160 m / 1260 yds XL 1220 m / 1320 yds
XXL 1340 m / 1460 yds XXXL 1400 m / 1540 yds
Circular needles and dpns ( or magic loop) US8 (5,0 mm) und US9 (5,5 mm), or needle size required to obtain gauge.
17 sts x 24 rows in stockinette stitch, to achieve 4 x 4 inch (10 x 10 cm).
Stitch holder or waste yarn, tapestry needle, stitch markers.
German Short Rows Technique (tutorial), slanted increases m1L / m1R, decreases ssk / k2tog.